Egg freezing is an Advanced Reproductive Technology that allows a young women to preserve her fertility. She goes through a standard cycle of In Vitro Fertilization in which she takes hormone shots that stimulate the growth of eggs. Her eggs are then extracted through a simple surgical procedure, persevered in liquid nitrogen and stored until she is ready to use them.

In 2012, The American Society for Reproductive Medicine announced that egg freezing was a safe fertility treatment by lifting the “experimental label.” Studies show that frozen eggs are yielding successful pregnancies and healthy babies.